Malaysian Batik: Reinventing A Tradition


by Noor Azlina Yunus

Malaysian Batik: Reinventing A Tradition

Price:  US$34.65   (SGD45.00*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 176 pages
Published:  2011, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9780804842648
SB#:  052393 (708)

About This Book

This richly illustrated volume brings together products of Malaysia's creative and revived batik industry. Examples of varied artefacts are illustrated and discussed. They show the history of Malay batik and its forerunners, regional variations, materials, methods and also the new stylus batik which since the 1970s has enabled new ways of production and design. Developments in batik fashion for men and women, formal wear, furnishing and art of recent years are discussed and trends in design and production are noted. With reading list and directory of designers, entrepreneurs and batik schools. Index.


* Actual charges are made in Singapore Dollars (SGD).   SGD1.00 = US$0.77